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    Gambling is the entertainment activity that a majority of Australians enjoy. It is a placement of a wager on the uncertain future outcome of the event. In fact Australians love gambling so much that more than 80% of adults gamble, setting new world record of gambling ratio per capita (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6313083.stm). It is visible that Australia loves gambling when the entire country stops their activities to attend Melbourne Cup. Gambling offers and abundant range of wagers that will satisfy the taste of anyone whether they like “pokie” machines or horse racing. Such entertainment brings enormous amounts of money for the government in form of taxes and businesses that produce the services. History of Gambling in Australia…

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    Before the first fleet Australia was a place where indigenous people called home. They would hunt and gather with no care, that was until the first fleet arrived in Botany Bay. When the first fleet of convicts arrived they took over all the indigenous people's land to make farms and to build towns. Life was difficult for some people but for others they did very well. After the first fleet of convicts came, people chose to come because they wanted to, they were called free settlers, then followed…

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    Bryson is a travel book that revolves around Bryson 's visit to Australia. Bryson was born in 1951 in the United States but has since moved to the UK. Most of Bryson’s books are about travel, the english language, or science; he is probably best known for the book A Short History of Nearly Everything which explains a lot of more scientific things in a way everyone can understand. In a Sunburned Country has two titles, the other being Down Under. The title Down Under derives from the fact…

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    Australia, a country of great diversity, multiculturalism and individuality. Our soil holds many unique physical features including a heterogeneous range of flora and fauna. Our ethnic history holds likeness to those of no other geographical destination, which may explains why Australia is such a captivating country to the rest of the world. The evolution of Australia occurred in a very short period of time, beginning with the earliest convict settlements around the 19th century, to the now…

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    behavior. It is about considering the ways we can make sure this never happens again. If we become forgetful, the injustices of the past could very well be repeated.” Ms. Hocking talks of her journey, she remembers everything and in repeating her journey she talks of the emotions she felt. Many mention the anger they felt, but in ending talk of how they want to make sure that the ‘Stolen Generation’ isn’t ever repeated. I feel that the impact of the ‘Stolen Generation’ scarred millions of…

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    And it all began with the European invasion in 1700 led by Captain Cook. The invasion into Australia in 1700 completely changed the lives of the Indigenous Aboriginals, obstructing with the traditional, cultural and ancient lifestyle that the Indigenous Aboriginals had led for over 1000 years. Gone were the life led by peace and independence and began the horrible period in their history in which oppression and injustice ruled over their…

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    Essay On Australia Day

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    This Australia day which has just gone by many people pointed out that Australia day is a day for racists, bogans and 'dickheads '. There was a cafe owner who put up a sign saying "Yes, we are open on national dickhead day". This man has been applauded by much of the left for taking a stand against a day that has apparently become a national embarassment. Australian of the year was won by someone who in his speech branded Australia as intolerant and that our attitudes are holding back anyone…

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    Fly Away Peter Analysis

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    The Australian and New Zealand Army Corp. (ANZAC) soldier was born in this war and exemplified the masculine Australian described in the discourse. Malouf uses the war as a context because it is unique among global discourses due to the view that it holds that WW1 was a foundational event in the Australia’s national history. Otto (2009, P.36) states that WW1 is viewed as a moment which exemplifies the masculinity of Australians as described in the national discourse. However, Malouf uses the war…

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    championed by the likes of Ward. However, many have criticised the ideas of such an identity as myth, arguing that the promoters of this view were actually inventing an identity which fit with their political leanings. Finally, in the post-second world war period, the British influence on Australia did wane, and with the introduction of multiculturalism as a political policy, it is said that Australia 's British identity has dissolved and that what is left is a fractured, patchwork nation,…

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    was greyscale but had the colour red on only key features to draw the audience attention to a specific place. For example the Max had a red Jewish hat. The hat describes his characterization and draws the audience’s attention to it because it’s the only colour he has on himself. This therefore addresses and shouts to the audience that he is Jewish. The costume and makeup was intriguing during the film. The costumes made the characters are really emphasized and over the top whilst the makeup was…

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